Courses & Units

Auditing BFA303

Hobart, Launceston


BFA303 Auditing is designed to introduce you to the key concepts of auditing and the modern audit practice environment within the Australian professional and legal framework. The unit's broad aim is to provide you with knowledge of practical auditing from the initial audit planning, the study of internal controls, substantive testing and evidence gathering to the final audit report. You will be introduced to the professional auditing standards, Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants and the audit process and the audit procedures used by external company auditors to provide an opinion on the truth and fairness of financial reports. The objectives of the unit are to advance students analytical and decision making skills by applying auditing theory to practical case studies. A strong emphasis is placed on students' ability to communicate their views in a clear, concise and logical manner.


Unit name Auditing
Unit code BFA303
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance

Mr Stephen Allen (Accelerated Study Period 2)

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
Accelerated Study Period 2 24/5/2021 16/6/2021 8/7/2021 22/8/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1interpret and explain auditing concepts, principles and the regulatory, ethical and institutional framework of auditing.
LO2analyse risk, plan and apply appropriate audit procedures, and evaluate the evidence derived to form an audit opinion.
LO3work independently and cooperatively to communicate arguments.


Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080101 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,702.00

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Teaching Pattern

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Workshop Assessments Assessments (10%), Test (20%), Team Assignment (20%), Final Exam (50%).

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